Homelessness Advisor

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An excellent opportunity has been made available by my client, an established Housing provider in Bristol for a Homelessness Advisor in the Homelessness team.

The role is Full Time (Monday - Friday 09:00 am - 17:00 pm) for a duration of four Months.

The Pay rate is £14.86 PAYE plus Holiday Pay.

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate will need to have a good knowledge of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 and must be confident working on the front line to assess presenting households and develop a personal housing plan with households.

As a Housing Advisor, you will need to promote and provide an authoritative advisory and information service including:

Providing timely advice to prevent homelessnes.

Promoting a wide range of housing options as alternatives to the use of bed & breakfast accommodation for homeless households.

Co-ordinating the provision of furnished tenancies, in particular for former homeless clients.

Providing advice to landlords and tenant regarding statutory rights The post holder will be proactive in promoting joint working in a multi-agency environment.

As a Housing Advisor, you will be required to brief staff in Housing Options, Customer Service Points and other services of the organisation on current procedures with regard to preventative homelessness measures and housing options packages in order to develop and sustain a service which meets needs, on time, within agreed targets and within budget.

Furthermore, you will need to manage a caseload of users of housing options services and refer on complex cases where necessary.

You will need to apply high standards of customer service through a problem-solving approach when working with vulnerable customers, tenants, landlords and colleagues to achieve positive housing outcomes for single people and families.

This is an urgent requirement, so therefore if you feel this is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your skill set then please get in touch right away!

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Zack Ali - (phone number removed)

Email Address - (url removed)

Your expert recruitment consultant is Zack Ali, call today on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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